A successful marriage

After writing my weekly musings for the best part of a decade, I now find the Wednesday morning ritual a cathartic experience.

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Sneak attacks amid Senate chaos

Senate_Division.jpgIt's been a chaotic couple of days in the Senate and there's no sign of that changing this week!

The usual argy-bargy over procedure and process continues but it is the legislative agenda that is worthy of comment.

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Golden Days Ahead

Last weekend I was fortunate enough to be a part of the celebrations for my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. 

It was a lot of fun to share in a milestone that I suspect too few will achieve in the decades ahead. 

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Taking care of business

There are some common themes heard whenever I travel around the country. Last night I was in Sydney speaking at the Northern Sydney Conservative Forum to a packed house of over 300 guests.

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Citizenship Down

The current citizenship saga plaguing our parliament is diminishing its status even more.

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They've never had it so good

many_hands_out.jpgSometimes things are brought to your attention that leave you gobsmacked.

It happened to me this week thanks to an email from an Australian Conservatives member and concerned citizen.

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Broken records

Parliament has resumed for the Spring session and one could be forgiven for thinking that although time has passed, nothing has changed.

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Broken Vows

I have been on the road again this week gathering insights and information ahead of parliament resuming. There are so many significant issues that need addressing but all the media chatter is about redefining marriage.

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Troubled Waters

It was at a luncheon last Friday when one of my guests said “be sure to watch the ABC’s Four Corners program on Monday night.”

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Breaking the culture siege

I am writing this week’s comment at 35,000 feet en route to Townsville in Northern Queensland. It’s the final stop on a speaking tour discussing our nation and the role all of us can play in shaping its future.

Every event has been a full house, suggesting that many Australians are truly searching for a better way.

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